Promote healthy screen time

What’s involved

Working with students and families to ensure a healthy balance between screen time and outdoor time is highly recommended to enhance student well-being. Additionally, promoting balanced mindful and healthy eating can be discussed in class, promoted on social media or during strategic breaks built into the day to model balanced technology use.

Who can deliver it

  • Teachers
  • School staff
  • Principals
  • School districts
  • School leadership
  • Student leaders

Time commitment

  • Varies based on the activity

Resources required

  • Computer
  • Prompts

Ideal learning environment

  • Long-term virtual learning
  • Short-term virtual learning
  • Summer break
  • Outdoor education
  • Hybrid classroom
  • Traditional classroom

Pictures and/or videos of this health promotion practice being delivered​

Links to relevant external resources


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